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By: Tim Birney | Waverly Athletics | May 2, 2022 | Photo courtesy Chela Bubniak


WAVERLY — Waverly bounced back from a loss to Trumansburg on Friday with a win over Moravia Monday in IAC junior varsity baseball action.

Trumansburg 20, Waverly 4
At Trumansburg, Trumansburg scored in every inning, and cruised to a 20-4 win over Waverly Friday afternoon.

Waverly scored three runs in the first inning, but the junior Blue Raiders answered with with two runs in the home half, and five more runs in both the second and third innings to take a 12-3 lead.

Jake VanHouten tripled, scored one run, and knocked in two runs, and Charlie Larrabee doubled, scored one run, and drove in one run to pace Waverly at the plate, while Jake Besecker singled and drove in one run, Nehemiah Anthony singled and scored one run, and Ben Shaw and Ryan Bostwick each scored one run.

Waverly 8, Moravia 4
At Waverly, the Wolverines scored three runs in the bottom of the fourth inning to take the lead for good in an 8-4 win over Moravia Monday.

Moravia scored a run in the top of the first and third, and led 2-1 after 3 1/2 innings, but Waverly plated three unearned runs in the fourth in a rally that featured singles by Ryan Bostwick and Jake VanHouten.

Waverly added two more runs in the fifth and sixth innings to extend its lead to 8-2.

Carter George tripled, scored two run, and had two RBI to pace Waverly at the plate, while VanHouten singled, scored one run, and drove in one run, Sean Bubniak singled and drove in two runs, and Nehemiah Anthony doubled and scored two runs.

Charlie Larrabee and Ryan Bostwick singled and scored one run in the win, while Ben Shaw added a single, and Thomas Morley had three RBI.

Larrabee earned the win, allowing four runs — three earned — on four hits, while striking out five and walking three in 6 1/3 innings. Bubniak struck out two and walked one, while allowing an unearned run on one hit in 2/3 of an inning.

Waverly returns to action Tuesday at Lansing.


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Tim Birney Author Bio

Tim Birney

Tim Birney is the founder / owner of River Road Media Group. He was born and raised in the Valley, graduating from Waverly High School in 1984.

Birney earned an Associate's Degree in Journalism from SUNY Morrisville in 1986 and a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism / Public Relations from Utica College of Syracuse University in 1988. He began his newspaper career at The Daily Review in Towanda in 1989, before moving on to The Evening Times in 1995. He spent more than 10 years at the Times, the last four as Managing Editor.

River Road Media Group includes five sites in "The Sports Reports" family that cover 24 school districts in five counties: Valley Sports Report (launched Aug. 10, 2009), Tioga County (NY) Sports Report (Aug. 13, 2018), and Northern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 31, 2020); Northern Tier West Sports Report (March 15, 2021) Southern Tier Sports Report (Aug. 16, 2021).